Murray Woodman

Murray is a co-founder and the Managing Director at Morpht.

Murray brings 25 years of development and consulting experience to Morpht, working in the content management area on a number of systems on a variety of platforms. In that time he has worked in legal publishers, startups, web agencies and in house in a variety of capacities as designer, developer and information architect. Murray's interests include data modelling, the semantic web and performance. Murray is an organiser of the Sydney Drupal Meetup and regularly speaks at camps and conferences. He still gets a buzz out of seeing the final published product at the end of the process.

Qualifications

  • BEc (Soc Sc) Hons
  • LLB
  • Acquia Certified Developer
  • Scrumaster

Published content

DrupalSouth 2018 is being held in Canberra on December 3 - 5. Morpht is proud to be a gold sponsor of the event and to have three of our team presenting.

Canberra

Earlier in the year Morpht was hard at work on the new GovCMS8 UI-Kit Starter theme. That work has come to fruition and has now been released as open source.

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DrupalCon Nashville is being held from April 9 to April 13 in, you guessed it, Nashville. Morpht will be presenting on a site building recipe which combines the Bricks, Paragraphs and Modifiers modules.

DruplCon Nashville 2018

Maedi Prichard and Murray Woodman will be presenting sessions at the upcoming DrupalSouth conference in Auckland.

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The Look and Modifiers modules were demonstrated at GovCMS Camp.

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We are proud to announce that Morpht has been selected as a preferred supplier on the Drupal Services Panel.

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Morpht's work has been recognised by being selected as a finalist in the Pharmaceutical category for the Acquia Engage awards.

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Convivial is a new way to build Drupal websites. It is based on a solid foundation of component driven development with useful building blocks for quickly implementing functional website.

Murray Woodman – Director

Morpht will be presenting "Rapid Drupal 8 Development with Components" at the Drupal Expo 2017 in Tokyo, Japan.

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The Entity Reference Display module allows editors of Drupal sites to select which view mode they would like to display a list of entities as.

Murray Woodman – Director

The govCMS platform is designed to help government agencies get online and to address the challenges and opportunities posed by Digital Transformation. This article looks at the new requirements of the DTO and how they apply to govCMS.

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Each year the Sydney Drupal Community puts on a two day "DrupalCamp", generally held over a weekend at a location where attendees can get away from it all and get down to some serious Drupal talk.

DrupalGlamp Sydney

Morpht has released a govCMS demo site which demonstrates some techniques which can lead to easier more effective site builds for Government agencies.

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Designers and Information Architects unfamiliar with govCMS can get the most from it by knowing about the patterns of Drupal and govCMS.

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A high level look at the features and capabilities of the govCMS codebase. Suitable for those considering whether to build a site on the platform.

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Six Morpht Developers have received Acquia certification.

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It's been a while since the Sydney Drupal community put on a Drupal camp. It's time for that to change.

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Cyclone is a new Drupal module which enables users to deploy sites to a variety of platforms including Pantheon and Aegir.

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A lightning talk, presented by Murray Woodman, which examines the entity load times for different objects including nodes, users, field collections and users. Comparisons are made between different caching strategies, including entitycache, as well as the weight added by fields and hooks. Just how heavy are nodes anyway?

One weird old tip to lose node weight

Information architecture for site builders video presentation presented at DrupalCon Sydney 2013. Find out about the horizontal aspects of Drupal, modelling multi typed objects, relationships and tips for building faceted classification.

Information architecture for site builders

We are very happy to announce that one of our presentations got selected for DrupalCon Sydney.

Morpht talking at DrupalCon Sydney

Exciting news for Drupal fans. DrupalCon will be landing in Sydney on 6th-9th February 2013.

DrupalCon coming to Sydney

Morpht has just released a demonstration corporate website tailored to the requirements of the typical corporate website. It has sections for investor relations, careers, team profiles, corporate governance, projects, contact information and maps.

Corporate website

The time it takes for a page to be delivered to a user is very important. The shorter the better. Sites which suffer long download times will typically have higher bounce rates and lower conversions than sites which are faster. Google has recognised the importance of a snappy site by rewarding faster sites with better search results rankings.

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